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How to delete or rename files and folders that are in use or locked in Window

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Posted 19 November 2006 - 10:59 PM

A new tutorial titled How to delete or rename files and folders that are in use or locked in Window was added by Bleeping Computer. Please use this topic to discuss any aspect of this tutorial.

A brief excerpt of the tutorial can be found here:

One of the more frustrating experiences when using a computer is when you want
to delete or rename a file or folder in Windows, but get an error stating that
it is open, shared, in use, or locked by a program currently using it.

You start to shut down every program running on the computer hoping that you
will be lucky and be able to delete the file, but it still won't delete. What
do you do? This tutorial is designed to answer these questions and provide methods
that will allow you to delete or remove practically any file in Windows.

We hope you find this tutorial helpful.

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